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Former Ag secretaries promote Pacific trade pact

Former agriculture secretaries who have served presidents going back nearly 35 years endorsed the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying trade agreement should boost U.S. farm exports significantly. In a letter released by the Agriculture Department, the seven former secretaries
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FDA refuses to require GMO labeling

The Food and Drug Administration has refused to consider requiring the labeling of biotech foods, affirming its longstanding policy that therePs no legal basis for mandating such disclosure on products that are essentially the same as their conventional versions. The FDA deci
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GMO labeling fix could slip into spending bill

House appropriators are open to using the fiscal 2016 sending bill to block states from requiring the labeling of foods with biotech ingredients. The top Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, Debbie Stabenow, has been leading discussions in the Senate legislation that would pre
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